Our Health Center is staffed by Physicians, Mid-Levels (Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners), and Registered Nurses. All are trained in primary care medicine. Our goal is to provide the primary care support you need to succeed in your studies. We care for the most common conditions and will assist with referrals to specialists or to the emergency room as needed. We do not intend to replace the care from your home physician but strive to support that care when possible at a primary care level. We are proud of our selection to be a teaching facility and our providers may be accompanied by students.
The Student Health Center and Pharmacy accept private insurance and the Pharmacy can bill most private insurance plans.
If you are an eligible patient of the Student Health Center and would like to fill your prescription, visit us at the Student Health Center.
The Pharmacy accepts all valid out-of-state prescriptions. The prescriptions can be sent to the Pharmacy from out-of-state providers, as well as providers locally from outside the Student Health Center.
The Pharmacy can easily transfer prescriptions from other pharmacies both in and out of state. Please contact the pharmacy at 208-496-9330 option 2 to start this process.
The Pharmacy also carries a variety of over-the-counter medications, vitamins, supplements, and wellness items available for purchase.
Make sure to provide the following information when visiting our on-site Pharmacy:
- I-number (or your spouse's I-number if you are not a student)
- Phone Number
- Medication allergies
- Prescription private insurance card (if applicable)
Refilling prescriptions JUST got easier on the go!
Use the RefillRX Mobile app
Reasons to refill online:
- It’s FREE!
- Refill in the comfort of your own home or office
- Access your account 24/7
- Check the status of your prescriptions
- Pick up when ready
How do I register my account?
- Go to www.refillrx.com and click “Register”
- Locate our pharmacy using 83460 (zip code) and 9330 (last 4 digits of our phone number)
- Option #1: Enter your Old Patient ID if you have one
Option #2: Enter your information to find a match
- Create a username and password
- Log in and start accessing your account
Call the pharmacy at (208) 496-9330 with any questions.
X-rays are available at the BYU-Idaho Health Center with a medical provider's order. We will perform x-rays for providers inside and outside the Student Health Center facility. For outside orders, you may bring a written order from the provider or have the order sent to the Health Center via fax. X-ray results will be sent to the ordering provider.
If you wish to have an x-ray, you will need to schedule an appointment.
The following immunizations are available at the BYU-Idaho Health Center:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Combination Hepatitis A & B
- Meningococcal Meningitis
- Meningococcal Serogroup B
- TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)
- Influenza (Seasonal)
The schedule for immunizations is limited. Please call the Health Center to make an appointment. If you are receiving immunizations for a mission, please bring a list of your past immunizations.
The Student Health Center does not provide childhood immunizations. Patients are referred to the District 7 Health Department for these services.
District 7 Health Department
314 North 3rd East
Rexburg, Idaho 83440
Mission, Nursing, & ROTC Physicals
We do the following physicals at the Student Health Center:
- Nursing Student
- Graduate School
- Travel Medication
Please come prepared with the appropriate paperwork filled out before you arrive at the Student Health Center. For a Mission Physical, you will need to meet with your bishop, complete, print, and bring the following forms:
- Physician's Health Evaluation for Prospective Missionary
- Personal Health History of Missionary Candidate
- A current copy of Immunization Records
If you wish to schedule a Physical, please call 208-496-9330
Laboratory tests are available at the BYU-Idaho Health Center. If you wish to have a lab test performed, you will need to schedule an appointment with one of our SHC providers or have a written lab order from another medical provider in hand. In order to obtain your lab results, arrangements can be made between you and your provider.
Who Needs a TB Test?
- All students returning home from a mission – including stateside missions—may be at risk.
- All students who have traveled outside of the US since their last TB test
- Students born outside of the US and/or have had the BCG vaccine
- Students who may have been in close contact with someone who has had TB
- Those who have had positive TB skin tests in the past and/or have been advised to consider medication for TB
The Testing Process for At-Risk Students
- A skin test (Mantoux test) is performed, where a small amount of fluid (tuberculin or PPD) is injected under the skin on the arm. A follow-up on the site is observed for signs of reaction after 48-72 hours.
- If the skin test is positive, the student will need to receive a blood test— QuantiFERON-Gold or T-spot. A chest X-ray does NOT replace a blood test.
- If the blood test is positive, the student will meet with a Provider at the Student Health Center to evaluate the condition.
How is TB Transmitted?
TB, a potentially fatal bacterial infection, is transmitted person to person through tiny air droplets. Someone with Active TB spreads TB by coughing, sneezing, speaking, or singing when others are nearby.
What are the Symptoms?
Latent TB has no active signs or symptoms, is not contagious, and can only be detected by a blood test. People with Active TB can experience body aches, fever, weight loss, night sweats, chills, loss of appetite, fatigue, coughing blood, or intense coughing lasting more than three weeks.
Send Results To:
*Be aware if you fax results when the Student Health Center is closed we won’t receive them. This includes holidays and school breaks. If you have any further questions, email email@example.com, or call 208-496-9330 to talk with the Public Health Coordinators.
Hours of Operation
TB tests are administered on the following schedule:
|Monday||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:00am – 11:00am, 12:30pm – 4:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am – 4:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am – 4:00pm|
If you are experiencing an emergency, immediately dial 911.
An emergency generally involves breathing difficulty, severe bleeding, significant chest pain, and stroke symptoms (paralysis, slurred speech, disorientation, etc....).
For Non-Life Threatening Minor Injuries consult your local medical provider.
For Serious (But Not Life-Threatening) Emergencies:
Go to the Emergency Room at
Madison Memorial Hospital
450 E Main Street
Rexburg, ID 83440